Skip Navigation LinksGeorgia General Assembly > Legislation
Skip navigation links
Calendars
House Calendars
Senate Calendars
Composites
House Daily
Senate Daily
Senate Privileged Resolutions
Legislation
Advanced Search
House First Readers
Senate First Readers
House Prefiles
Senate Prefiles
Signed by Governor
Georgia Code
General Statutes Summary
Votes
House Votes
Senate Votes
Display Legislation 
Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
00:00:00/00:00:00.0156002
This information is not for the current session!
00:00:00.5148066/00:00:00.3276042
2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 421
Criminal Procedure; nontraffic misdemeanor citation; provide conditions for issuance
Sponsored By
Committees
SC: JudiciaryHC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure, so as to provide that arresting officers in certain cases may issue a nontraffic misdemeanor citation and release the person cited on his or her recognizance; to provide for the development, form, contents, and use of a nontraffic misdemeanor citation form; to provide for accountability; to provide for the conditions for the issuance of such citation; to authorize the use of such citation for the purposes of prosecuting such offense; to provide that the use of such citation shall not bar subsequent issuance of a warrant, indictment, or accusation; to provide that a person cited shall submit to post-arrest processing as required by law; to amend Code Section 16-10-51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to bail jumping, to include individuals who were released on their own recognizance pursuant to the issuance of a nontraffic misdemeanor citation; to provide for other related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/12/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/11/2006 - Senate Hopper
Versions
00:00:00.0156002/00:00:00.015600214